"Hooray for Hollywood" as written by David Anthony Katz, Sam S. Hollander and Tyler Aaron Glenn....
Hooray for Hollywood
That screwy, ballyhooey Hollywood
Where any office boy or young mechanic
Can be a panic, with just a goodlooking pan
Where any barmaid can be a star maid
If she dances with or without a fan

Hooray for Hollywood
Where you're terrific, if you're even good
Where anyone at all from TV's Lassie
To Monroe's chassis is equally understood
Go out and try your luck, you might be Donald Duck
Hooray for Hollywood

Hooray for Hollywood
That phoney, super-Coney Hollywood
They come from Chillicothes and Paducahs
With their bazookas to get their names up in lights
All armed with photos from local rotos
With their hair in ribbons and legs in tights

Hooray for Hollywood
You may be homely in your neighborhood
But if you think that you can an actor
See Mr. Factor, he'd make a monkey look good
With a half an hour, you'll look like Tyrone Power
Hooray for Hollywood


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"Hooray for Hollywood" as written by Sam S. Hollander David Anthony Katz

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    General CommentSome of the references:

    - "Dances with or without a fan": as in the fan dance, an early kind of strip show.
    - "super-Coney": as in Coney Island.
    - "Chillicothes and Paducahs" are a stand-in for small Midwestern cities.
    - "Local rotos": Sunday supplements where newspapers once printed most of their photos (with rotogravure printing).
    Miniveton January 22, 2014   Link

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